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Peter Agre, MD

Department Affiliations School of Medicine; Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Rank Bloomberg Distinguished Professor and Director, Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute
Office Phone
Lab Phone 443-287-8745
Fax 410-955-0105
SOM Address E5146 Bloomberg Public Health Building

John Neeley 1994 – 2001

Terri Taylor 1998 – 2000

Daniel Gorelick-Feldman  2000 – 2005

George Huang 2001 – 2006


Research Interests

Aquaporin water channels malaria science diplomacy


Research Profile

  • Agre P, Casella JF, Zinkham WH, McMillan C, and Bennett V. 1985. Partial deficiency of erythrocyte spectrin in hereditary spherocytosis. Nature 314: 380-383.
  • Preston GM, Carroll T, Guggino WB, and Agre P. 1992. Appearance of water channels in Xenopusoocytes expressing red cell CHIP28 protein. Science 256: 385-387.
  • King LS, Choi M , Fernandez PC, Cartron J-P., and Agre P. 2001. Defective urinary concen-trating ability due to a complete deficiency of Aquaporin-1. N Engl J Med 345: 175-179.
  • Promeneur D, Lunde LK, Amiry-Moghaddam M, and Agre P. 2013. Protective role of brain water channel AQP4 in murine cerebral malaria. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 110: 1035-1040.
  • Agre P. 2004. Aquaporin water channels [Nobel Lecture]. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 43: 4278-90.